Stinchar tributary monitoring

On Thursday last week we surveyed the Crailoch Burn at two locations, one was our last site for the Government and the other was a monitoring site for the Stinchar DSFB. Our upper site yielded only trout and the lower site was dominated by salmon. A colourful trout outnumbered by salmon. The difference between the two? …..altitude. The lower site is only around 10 meters above sea level with the upper site around 60. Only separated by 2kms as the crow flies there are no impassable barriers (we think) but the cumulative affect of many small falls and cascades may…

Source: Ayshire River Trust – Stinchar tributary monitoring